RED-S: What it is and why it’s important

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RED-S or relative energy deficiency syndrome is an evolution from the female athlete triad syndrome. This is good because energy deficiency isn’t just a problem for women. In my experience, men are just as likely to have issues with diet as women are. On top of that, the effects of consuming too little or offsetting by exercising more can have a detrimental effect on performance and health. We can leach calories away from vital bodily processes in order to sustain our training. Today’s video goes into how we can establish a baseline understanding and some practical advice.

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